There is also a decline in the number of attacks in Judea and Samaria: 83 as opposed to 90 in April. Jerusalem, however, saw a slight increase in the number of attacks: 38 as opposed to 36 in April.
Four Israelis were injured this month, all of whom were security personnel on their way (May 15) to Beit Awwa / Hebron in a jeep. They were attacked with a firebomb which caused the jeep to catch fire and roll over.
Data regarding terror attacks in May 2013
Following is a regional distribution of attacks:
3 attack from the Gaza Strip (12 in April); 83 attacks in the Judea and Samaria (90 in April); 38 attacks in Jerusalem (36 in April).
Jerusalem and the Judea and Samaria area: Most attacks executed in April (102 out of 121) were in the form of firebombs (April: 99 out of 126).
Distribution of attacks according to regions and pattern profile:
Following is a distribution of attacks in May 2013 according to regions:
The Gaza Strip – 3 attacks: 2 rocket launchings; 1 small arms shooting.
Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem – 121 attacks: 17 IED (5 in Jerusalem); 2 small arms shootings; 102 firebombs (33 in Jerusalem).
High-trajectory launchings from Gaza Strip and Sinai
Throughout May 2013 2 rockets were launched towards Israel (in 2 attacks), as opposed to 17 rockets (2 from Sinai towards Eilat) and 5 mortar shell (in 13 attacks) in April.